Montefiore Medical Center Warning on Obesity

Research into obesity has confirmed what most health-care professionals had suspected – that the growing rate of obesity is leading to ever increasing health problems in society. Researchers from Montefiore Medical Center in New York and the University of Carolina followed a large group of teenagers. The study found that people who are obese by time they become a teenager (Body Mass Index BMI over 30) are far more likely to be morbidly obese as...

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Staying Fit and Healthy: The Importance of Fitness Nutrition

We hear many people saying that in order to stay fit and healthy you need to exercise. Never mind what you eat as long as you exercise you will be healthy. This is a very imperative notion that it is mistakenly understood by so...

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Most Londoners Cannot Run a Mile

Most Londoners Cannot Run a Mile

London is trying to build an image for itself as a super-fit city ready for the 2012 Olympic Games, but London took a knock today as research showed that more than three-quarters of the population could not run one mile. A new survey claimed a...

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Action Plan to Lose Weight for Body Mass Index (BMI) Over 25

If your body mass index is over 25, then you are overweight and need to start making changes to lose weight. Taking action now will help you to prevent yourself making...

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Simple Weight Loss Advice – Get Fit, Reduce Calories and Eat Dairy

Although there are many ways to lose weight, from cabbage soup diets and detox fasts to intensive cardio training and military boot camps, the basic rules remain the same. Weight...

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Sports for Strength Training

Sports for Strength Training

After you have developed the habit of exercising with weights, you may wonder if there is more to resistance workouts than training for general fitness goals. What competitive activities...

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UK Women are most Obese in Europe

Latest figures reveal that the UK has the worse obesity problem in Europe. The European Union’s own statistics agency, Eurostat, published the results of the European Health Interview Survey...

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Scottish Leads UK in Race to Become Fattest Country in the UK

Not something to be proud of though. The latest statistics from the Scottish Health Survey have revealed that 27% of Scots are now obese. Not just overweight, but obese....

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Overweight and Obese Experiencing More Sleep Problems

The NHS has announced that it is starting to struggle to cope with the rising cases of sleep problems that are associated with obesity. One of the most common sleep...

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Free Bus Passes – A Ticket to Beat Obesity?

It is 5 years since free travel on local buses was given to all over 60 year olds in the UK. Research carried out by Imperial College London has found...

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The Truth About Weight Loss Branding

The Truth About Weight Loss Branding

Health really should not be about brands. We are all capable of getting fit and healthy, losing weight and eating a good diet, without having to subscribe to a...

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Government Weight Loss Programs Work

A recent report on the BBC revealed that government backed weight loss plans do work and there should be more. Adina Campbell reported for BBC Newsbeat that of 35,000...

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